Day 12: Dover to Folkestone – Transit & Defence

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England, Kent
White cliffs below Dover Castle.

White cliffs below Dover Castle.

Multi-storey car park Dover. 10,056 buildings were bombed and shelled in Dover during WW2.

Multi-storey car park Dover. 10,056 buildings were bombed and shelled in Dover during WW2.

Norman arch of WW2 damaged, St James Church Dover Kent built c. 1070.

Norman arch of WW2 damaged St James Church built c. 1070, Dover.

Drop Redoubt built in 1808 during the Napoleonic wars. Dover Castle and St. Mary in Castro church behind.

Drop Redoubt built in 1808 during the Napoleonic wars. Dover Castle and St. Mary in Castro church behind.

Dover from Wetern Heights.

Dover from Western Heights.

Dover Immigration Removal centre I.

Dover Immigration Removal centre I.

Shakespeare cliff I, Dover.

Shakespeare cliff I, Dover.

Dover from Shakespeare cliff.

Dover from Shakespeare cliff.

Dover Immigration Removal centre II.

Dover Immigration Removal centre II.

Channel Tunnel ventilation facility, Samphire Hoe, Dover.

Channel Tunnel ventilation facility, Samphire Hoe, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff I, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff I, Dover.

Samphire Hoe Country Park, created in the sea by using 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl from the Channel Tunnel excavations.

Samphire Hoe Country Park, created in the sea by using 4.9 million cubic metres of chalk marl from the Channel Tunnel excavations.

Shakespeare cliff II, Dover.

Shakespeare cliff II, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff II, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff II, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff III, Dover.

WW2 battery, Round Down Cliff III, Dover.

The Dover Transmitter, the UHF main station for the far south-east of England, Church Hougham.

The Dover Transmitter, the UHF main station for the far south-east of England, Church Hougham.

Abbot’s Cliff Acoustic mirror, between Folkestone and Dover, a precursor to radar was uses as a listening device for detecting Zeppelin's and planes in WW1.

Abbot’s Cliff Acoustic mirror, between Folkestone and Dover, a precursor to radar was uses as a listening device for detecting Zeppelin’s and planes in WW1.

Footpath near Abbot's Cliff.

Footpath near Abbot’s Cliff.

Eagle's Nest bench overlooking East Wear Bay.

Eagle’s Nest bench overlooking East Wear Bay.

Scarecrow, Capel-le-Ferne.

Scarecrow, Capel-le-Ferne.

The Warren and Fokestone beyond.

The Warren and Fokestone beyond.

Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne.

Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne.

Power lines, the Warren, overlooking the Strait of Dover.

Power lines, the Warren, overlooking the Strait of Dover.

Pitch & Putt Martello tower, Folkestone.

Pitch & Putt Martello tower, Folkestone.

Folkestone Sky.

Folkestone Sky.

Chimneys, Folkestone Harbour.

Chimneys, Folkestone Harbour.

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6 thoughts on “Day 12: Dover to Folkestone – Transit & Defence”

    • thanks! also like the ventilation facility and the bunker slot. I have a week of overcast weather and rain ahead of me in Cornwall now – nostalgic for these summer skies

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